8.6" Tall, Miocene Fossil Gastropod Cluster - France

 
 
 
These are fossil gastropods collected near Bordeaux, France. They are Early Miocene in age which makes them approximately 16-20 million years old. The sandstone has been meticulously prepared to expose these shells. Multiple species are represented in each cluster which make each cluster unique and truly one-of-a-kind. The prominent members of this collection are two Buccinidae (welk) and a Strombidae (conch snail). The largest snail being the conch. In addition, there are shells and fragments from a number of other marine gastropods, corals, and mollusks.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Bunccinidae, Strombidae
LOCATION
Saucrats la Brede near Bordeaux, France
SIZE
8.6 x 7.4"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#113662
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